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Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania: Coplay Cement Company Kilns

Eleven towering cement kilns made of brick date to the early 1890s. Now in a pretty park. More photo-worthy than most cement kilns.

Saylor Park

245 N. 2nd St., Hokendauqua, PA
Saylor Park. North edge of town, on the east side of N. 2nd St. From the street, the kilns are hidden behind leafy trees in the summer.
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Coplay Cement Company Kilns

These kilns from 1892 in Saylor Park have been beautifully restored. They were used to create Portland cement

[Brenda, 05/26/2023]

According to a plaque, the kilns were "in continuous production" until 1904 and were "one of the most important advances in cement manufacture."

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